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Meaning of "skewback" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SKEWBACK

skewback  [ˈskjuːˌbæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SKEWBACK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Skewback is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SKEWBACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of skewback in the English dictionary

The definition of skewback in the dictionary is the sloping surface on both sides of a segmental arch that takes the thrust. Other definition of skewback is one or more stones that provide such a surface.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SKEWBACK


bareback
ˈbɛəˌbæk
blueback
ˈbluːˌbæk
callback
ˈkɔːlˌbæk
cashback
ˈkæʃˌbæk
comeback
ˈkʌmˌbæk
cornerback
ˈkɔːnəˌbæk
drawback
ˈdrɔːˌbæk
feedback
ˈfiːdˌbæk
flashback
ˈflæʃˌbæk
hatchback
ˈhætʃˌbæk
hold-back
ˈhəʊldˌbæk
horseback
ˈhɔːsˌbæk
outback
ˈaʊtˌbæk
paperback
ˈpeɪpəˌbæk
payback
ˈpeɪˌbæk
playback
ˈpleɪˌbæk
quarterback
ˈkwɔːtəˌbæk
screw-back
ˈskruːˌbæk
snapback
ˈsnæpˌbæk
throwback
ˈθrəʊˌbæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SKEWBACK

sketchiness
sketching book
sketching pad
sketchy
sketted
sketting
skeuomorph
skeuomorphic
skeuomorphism
skew
skew arch
skew symmetric matrix
skew symmetry
skew-eyed
skewbacked
skewbald
skewed
skewer
skewness
skewwhiff

WORDS THAT END LIKE SKEWBACK

back
back to back
back-to-back
blowback
bounce back
clawback
fallback
get back
go back
hold back
laid-back
look back
pat on the back
plowback
positive feedback
sit back
slowback
sowback
upper back
yellowback

Synonyms and antonyms of skewback in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «skewback» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SKEWBACK

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The translations of skewback from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «skewback» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

拱座
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

skewback
570 millions of speakers

English

skewback
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

skewback
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

skewback
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

skewback
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

skewback
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

skewback
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

skewback
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Skewback
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

skewback
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

skewback
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

skewback
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Skewback
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

skewback
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

skewback
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्केबॅक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

skewback
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

skewback
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skewback
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

skewback
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

skewback
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

skewback
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skewback
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skewback
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skewback
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of skewback

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SKEWBACK»

The term «skewback» is used very little and occupies the 187.588 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SKEWBACK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about skewback

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SKEWBACK»

Discover the use of skewback in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to skewback and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Masonry Skills
SKEWBACK ARCH AXIS CROWN EXTRADOS DEPTH ID) horseshoe arch — an arch whose intrados is greater than a semicircle and less than a full circle. Also known as an Arabic or Moorish arch. intrados — the concave curve that bounds ...
R. T. Kreh, 2002
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Journal of the Franklin Institute
Next we must find the strain on each skewback which would result from this assumed 420-6514 tons of horizontal strain, combined with the vertical pressure arising from the assumed half weight of bridge and load, or 280-4342 tons. As before ...
Persifor Frazer, Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.), 1859
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Journal of the Franklin Institute
Next we must find the strain on each skewback which would result from this assumed 420-6514 tons of horizontal strain, combined with the vertical pressure arising from the assumed half weight of bridge and load, or 280-4342 tons. As before ...
‎1859
4
New Developments in Dam Engineering: Proceedings of the 4th ...
The tangential deformation regularity is: ( 1 ) The tangential deformation in dam blocks of left skewback is pointing to left bank and the tangential deformation in dam blocks of right skewback is pointing to right bank while the water level is very  ...
Martin Wieland, Qingwen Ren, John S.Y. Tan, 2004
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The Architectural Theory of Viollet-le-Duc: Readings and ...
At O is the second skewback carrying the two diagonal arches and the transverse arch, the upper bed of the latter being now normal to the curve, while the beds of the two diagonal arches are still horizontal. At P is the third skewback, ...
Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, Millard Fillmore Hearn, 1990
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Brickwork for Apprentices
Figure 9.68 Alternative method to maintain alignment of arches Figure 9.69 Use of gun or templet to obtain correct skewback angles Figure 9.70 Alternative method of marking skewback angle for rough arch Figure 9.71 Marking voussoirs on ...
J. C. Hodge, 2006
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The History of Gauged Brickwork
I a 70o skewback, whereas his taller fig. II has a much steeper angle of 76o. A long accepted method practised by craftsmen bricklayers, for determining a skewback angle, is the One Third Rule, as explained by Nicholson (1823, 352–3) : The ...
Gerard Lynch, 2010
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Practical Tunnelling
But the formation level was 1.25 below the intended level of the skewback ; therefore 93.79-——1.25=92.54 feet for the height of the bench-mark above the intended skewback of the tunnel. This method of computation was adopted for every ...
Frederick Walter Simms, 2014
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Technical Manual TM 3-34.22 (FM 3-34.343) / MCRP 3-17.1B ...
Glossary shop coat shore shoulder abutment shoulder area shuttering side-hill cut sidewalk sidewalk bracket sill sill piece silt simple span sin skew skew angle skewback skewback pedestal skewback shoe skew portal slab slab bridge slag ...
United States Government US Army, 2013
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Arch Bridges: Proceedings of the First International ...
RETROFITTING OF MASONRY ARCH BRIDGE The adopted formulation on masonry arch proves that: 1 ) the thrust at the skewback, H, has to be comprised in an appropriate range of value [H^ - Hmi,] which is function of the arch and the ...
Clive Melbourne, 1995

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SKEWBACK»

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Secret Screws
... clue as to the design limits of skewback props in a large, ocean going sub application. ... Knowing the limitations of the classic skewback would be a great step ... «ArmsControlWonk.com, Sep 07»

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« EDUCALINGO. Skewback [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/skewback>. Nov 2019 ».
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